TY - JOUR

T1 - The Stability of a Cantilever Beam Subjected to One-Dimensional Leakage Flow

AU - Nagakura, Hiroshi

AU - Kaneko, Shigehiko

PY - 1992

Y1 - 1992

N2 - The stability of a cantilever beam subjected to one-dimensional leakage flow is investigated. The motion of such a beam is expressed as the sum of the first few eigenfunctions of a cantilever beam. The critical flow velocities and the natural frequencies on the neutral stability are determined as a function of gap width. Experimental results are in agreement with analytical ones. The complex frequency of the four lowest modes of the system is calculated in several representative cases as a function of flow velocity. In the case that the beam is clamped at the upstream end, the system is found to lose stability by coupled-mode flutter. On the other hand, in the case that the beam is clamped at the downstream end, the system is found to lose stability by divergence first, and successively lose stability by flutter with increasing flow velocity.

AB - The stability of a cantilever beam subjected to one-dimensional leakage flow is investigated. The motion of such a beam is expressed as the sum of the first few eigenfunctions of a cantilever beam. The critical flow velocities and the natural frequencies on the neutral stability are determined as a function of gap width. Experimental results are in agreement with analytical ones. The complex frequency of the four lowest modes of the system is calculated in several representative cases as a function of flow velocity. In the case that the beam is clamped at the upstream end, the system is found to lose stability by coupled-mode flutter. On the other hand, in the case that the beam is clamped at the downstream end, the system is found to lose stability by divergence first, and successively lose stability by flutter with increasing flow velocity.

KW - Cantilever Beam

KW - Coupled-Mode Flutter

KW - Leakage Flow

KW - Stability

KW - Vibrations

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U2 - 10.1299/kikaic.58.352

DO - 10.1299/kikaic.58.352

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:84996000799

VL - 58

SP - 352

EP - 359

JO - Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C

JF - Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C

SN - 0387-5024

IS - 546

ER -